Suspect in custody after threat to Sebastian River High School on social media

One person arrested for making social media threats to Sebastian River High School.
One person arrested for making social media threats to Sebastian River High School.

SEBASTIAN, Florida – Last night, the Indian River County Sheriff’s Office received information about a threat on social media towards Sebastian River High School.

Detectives quickly identified a 17-year-old male former Indian River County student as a suspect in the case.

They learned the student had not attended school in our county since 2015 and now resides in Hernando County.

He was quickly taken into custody with assistance from Hernando County Sheriff’s Office.

“Thanks to a multi-agency effort this young man is in custody now with charges pending. Our deputies and detectives worked all night to ensure another safe school day, just as our School Resource Team does every day. Kudos to those who brought the threat to our attention. We remind you that tips can be called into 772-978-6000.

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About Andy Hodges
Andy Hodges grew up in Jupiter, Florida where he began his career in radio and TV broadcasting for over 12 years. He would make a career change to computer programming. Andy spent seven years working for tech companies in Atlanta before moving to Indian River County in 2002. He returned to the news sector in 2005 as a writer. Andy joined Sebastian Daily in 2016 as our editor in chief.
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